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SpaceX Falcon 9-SES 11/EchoStar 105- Rocket Launch

  • Dates October 2, 2017
  • Time TBD
  • Admission Free viewing from designated Public Viewing Areas
  • Location Cape Canaveral Air Force Station- Launch Site SLC-40
  • Address Cape Canaveral Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
  • Phone 321-433-4470
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**Launch date is tentative and subject to change** A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SES-11/EchoStar 105 hybrid communications satellite to replace the AMC-15 and AMC-18 satellites. As SES-11, the spacecraft’s C-band capacity will provide replacement capacity for SES of Luxembourg for AMC-18. EchoStar Corp. of Englewood, Colorado, will market the Ku-Band transponder capacity, with coverage of the 50 U.S. states, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, as EchoStar 105, replacing AMC-15. The Falcon 9 rocket will launch with a previously-flown first stage.

**Delayed from October, November, July and Sept. 27.**